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Max Pechstein

1881 - 1955

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Hermann Max Pechstein (31 December 1881 – 29 June 1955) was a German expressionist painter and printmaker and a member of the Die Brücke group. He fought on the Western Front during World War I and his art was classified as Degenerate Art by the Nazis. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Max Pechstein has received more than 140,914 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. Max Pechstein is the 568th most popular painter (up from 628th in 2019), the 1,548th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,711th in 2019) and the 52nd most popular German Painter.

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Among painters, Max Pechstein ranks 568 out of 1,421Before him are Théodore Chassériau, Leonid Pasternak, Hishikawa Moronobu, Henryk Siemiradzki, Jacopo Amigoni, and Sophie Taeuber-Arp. After him are Hans Hartung, Melchior Broederlam, Théo van Rysselberghe, Jean Béraud, Francesco Francia, and Nicolas de Staël.

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Among people born in 1881, Max Pechstein ranks 61Before him are Vincenzo Lancia, Mikhail Larionov, L. E. J. Brouwer, Franz Gürtner, Ulrich von Hassell, and Artur Phleps. After him are Otozō Yamada, Muhammad VIII al-Amin, Ernst Gräfenberg, Curt Sachs, Ramón Grau, and Kim Kyu-sik. Among people deceased in 1955, Max Pechstein ranks 44Before him are Princess Clémentine of Belgium, Alexandros Papagos, Léon Werth, Pierre Levegh, Prince Aloys of Liechtenstein, and Theda Bara. After him are Nicolas de Staël, Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria, Henri Delaunay, Erich Brandenberger, Eugène Joseph Delporte, and Manuel Ávila Camacho.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Max Pechstein ranks 1,548 out of 6,142Before him are Andreas Sigismund Marggraf (1709), Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters (1813), Eugen Fink (1905), Rudolf Arnheim (1904), Hans Werner Henze (1926), and Ludwig Borchardt (1863). After him are Hans Hartung (1904), Bernhardus Varenius (1622), Hans Langsdorff (1894), Princess Friederike of Hesse-Darmstadt (1752), Herbert Kappler (1907), and Georg Stumme (1886).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Max Pechstein ranks 52Before him are Michael Wolgemut (1434), Hannah Höch (1889), Joos van Cleve (1485), Peter von Cornelius (1784), Heinrich Füger (1751), and Hans Holbein the Elder (1465). After him are Hans Hartung (1904), Godfrey Kneller (1646), Joseph Karl Stieler (1781), Albert Bierstadt (1830), Anton von Werner (1843), and Oswald Achenbach (1827).